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  • Can Virginia Tech, Clemson unseat Georgia Tech, FSU atop ACC football?

     Can Virginia Tech, Clemson unseat Georgia Tech, FSU atop ACC football?
    Recruits are signed, draft intentions known, schedules unveiled. Courtesy of academics, injury and tomfoolery, much can, and likely will, change before ACC football 2015 kicks off, but the picture has cleared since Pittsburgh's epic bowl collapse closed...
  • Hit-and-run drivers not uncommon, but not well understood

    Hit-and-run drivers not uncommon, but not well understood
    Over the past eight days, three people died and another was injured in three hit-and-run accidents in the Baltimore region. Police are still seeking the drivers in all three incidents. On Wednesday, Bishop Heather Elizabeth Cook was indicted on charges...
  • Money for scholarship stipends could become a tool in recruiting battles

    Like any new rule, full cost of attendance for scholarship college athletes will take time to absorb into the landscape. But already, the stipend which amounts to thousands of dollars available to the many athletes who signed grant in aids on Wednesday...
  • Hampton's Cal Kee makes his commitment to Nevada

    Hampton's Cal Kee makes his commitment to Nevada
    Hampton safety Cal Kee always saw himself playing Division I football. But nearly 2,400 miles away, closer to the Pacific than the Atlantic? “Never in my mind,” Kee said. “It’s out there.” So it is. But following a...
  • Virginia Tech commits to enhancing benefits for athletes

    BLACKSBURG — Virginia Tech has rapidly embraced the enhanced benefits for athletes approved at last week’s NCAA Convention. Unveiled Thursday, the school’s “Pylons of Promise” most prominently assures Hokies athletes,...
  • Are ACC's home courts more imposing than old Big East's?

    Are ACC's home courts more imposing than old Big East's?
    Virginia has won 20 consecutive home basketball games. Moreover, the Cavaliers have won 20 straight at John Paul Jones Arena versus ACC opponents. Duke’s home winning streak was 41 games prior to last week’s loss to Miami. Virginia Tech...
  • Wisconsin's Rob Havenstein, a Mount Airy native, hopes to turn heads at Senior Bowl

    Wisconsin's Rob Havenstein, a Mount Airy native, hopes to turn heads at Senior Bowl
    Towering over defensive ends and overpowering them with his mauling approach to the game, Wisconsin offensive tackle Rob Havenstein isn't looking to rack up style points as a blocker. Havenstein, a Mount Airy native, plays the game with an edge, using...
  • Crime & Legal Issues: Legislation could expand Virginia's DNA database

    Legislation sponsored by two Virginia lawmakers calls for greatly increasing the number of people who must provide DNA samples to the state upon their convictions. Under current law, everyone convicted of a felony and a very small number of misdemeanors...
  • Friday's multi-sport college and local roundup: Norfolk State adds three football linemen; Apprentice men and women win at home

    COLLEGES: Football: New Norfolk State coach Latrell Scott announced the addition of three more mid-year enrollees, all from Fork Union Military Academy. The trio consists of defensive linemen Walter Brantley, a Phoebus High graduate, and Cornelius...
  • Virginia lawmakers push for mandatory reports in campus assaults

    Virginia lawmakers push for mandatory reports in campus assaults
    State legislators responding to concerns about on-campus sexual assaults found a complex web of rules and agencies as they dove into the issue Friday, but remain intent on passing legislation in the coming weeks to address the issue. Much of the focus...
  • Thursday's multi-sport college and local roundup: Newport News' Motley helps Miami women hold off Hokies

    COLLEGES: Women's basketball: Newport News’ Adrienne Motley scored 16 points to help Miami (16-6, 8-3 Atlantic Coast Conference) withstand Virginia Tech 42-39 Thursday night in Coral Gables, Fla. Motley, a former star for Hampton Roads Academy...